Vulnerable Body


Project: Data Art, ITP
Role: Developer
Instructor: Jer Thorp
Tools: Javascript
Date: 01/2016- 03/2016
Link: github




B A C K G R O U N D

Data Viz of Consumer Product Safety

This project is about visualize the most frequent injured body parts from consumer product safety records. Data leaves us a fantastic imagination how frequent and why this part of body is easily be vulnerable.
NEISS Data Source





P R O C E S S

Body Code From NEISS

First checking the related instructions of NEISS data query manual. Then understand the data by studying at the structure.





Understand Data Attributes

Then I got all the body parts data (one age period), and then apply them to the canvas, matching different data attributes into body figure parts visually.






R E S U L T

Takeaways

As a personal interest project, I learnt how to dealing with visualization using data as the source, also this whole Data Art class made me think further about how to display data, interpret data in a more non-bias, rational way.





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